Missouri Department of Health – Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of the Elderly & Disabled
If you suspect an elderly or disabled person is being abused or financially exploited, call the department’s hotline (above). Operating hours for hotline are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week.
The Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention and Grief Counseling offers the only 24 hour, nation-wide toll free number offering telephone support to depressed, isolated, abused, and/or suicidal elderly and disabled adults.
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country’s first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports being offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults. Provides training, technical assistance and educational resources to aging providers, LGBT organizations, and LGBT older adults. Led by Services & Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE).
SAGE-Services and Advocacy for Gay Elders
SAGE is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults. SAGE has pioneered programs and services for the aging LGBT community, provided technical assistance and training to expand opportunities for LGBT older people across the country, and provided a national voice on LGBT aging issues.